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Bananas Foster Recipe

Bananas Foster Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 5 minutes

A fun flaming treat served over ice cream.

What you'll need

  • 4 firm, small bananas, peeled
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup light rum
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Vanilla or coffee ice cream


Serves 4

How to make it

  1. Cut bananas in half lengthwise. Heat brown sugar and butter in a 10 inch skillet until the sugar is melted. Cook and stir for 2 minutes until slightly thickened.
  2. Add bananas and cook slowly a minute or two until heated and glazed. Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon.
  3. Add rum. Ignite. (Be careful: turn your face away.)
  4. Spoon liquid over the bananas until the flames die out, about 1 minute. Serve warm over ice cream.